Epanorthosis

An epanorthosis is a figure of speech that signifies emphatic word replacement. `Thousands, no, millions!` is a stock example. Epanorthosis as immediate and emphatic self-correction often follows a Freudian slip (either accidental or deliberate). ==Etymology== The word epanorthosis, attested 1570, is from Greek epanórthōsis (ἐπανόρθω
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Epanorthosis

• (n.) A figure by which a speaker recalls a word or words, in order to substitute something else stronger or more significant; as, Most brave! Brave, did I say? most heroic act!
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epanorthosis

noun immediate rephrasing for intensification or justification; `Seems, madam! Nay, it is`
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Epanorthosis

Ep`an·or·tho'sis noun [ Latin , from Greek ...; 'epi` + ... to set right again; ... again + ... to set straight.] A figure by which a speaker recalls a word or words, in order to substitute something else stronger or more significant; as, Most brave ! Brave, did I say? most ...
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epanorthosis

epanorthosis, epanorthotic 1. A figure in which a word is recalled, in order to substitute a more correct or stronger term. 2. The immediate rephrasing of something said or written in order to emphasize or to correct it. 3. The changing of a word or phrase in order to give it more weight or intensity; as, for instance, 'hundreds of people, no thous...
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epanorthosis

retraction of statement in order to intensify it
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epanorthosis

[n] - immediate rephrasing for intensification or justification
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